The Drummer

Children have a seemingly endless supply of energy. Channeling that energy into something positive can benefit kids' minds and bodies. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends various amounts of daily physical activity for children depending on their ages and abilities. Adhering to these...
The global pandemic that began in late 2019 and spread into 2021 had a devastating impact on the world. The human toll was significant, as millions of people across the globe lost their lives to the COVID-19 virus. The virus also had far-reaching economic consequences, many of which were felt in...
Since 2002, Sterling Drug has offered pharmacy and retail services for customers in downtown Buffalo. On Wednesday, April 14, the pharmacy closed, and the retail store is scheduled to close on May 21. Pharmacy customers received a letter from Sam Erwing, the President of Astrup Drug/Sterling Drug...
Despite last week’s rainy weather, construction has begun at the site of the future Caribou Cabin in Buffalo. Located off of Hwy 55 and 1st St. NE, the building will be a small “cabin,” offering coffee and products to customers via drive-thru only, with no walk-in service. Those looking to get...

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UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Zinnia seeds are one of several plants included in students’ supplies.   For many years, Extension Master Gardeners have spent the summers...
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought a lot of changes to daily life. One of the positive effects of COVID-19 is that many individuals have turned to pets to tame loneliness or bring some brightness into...
Due to the cold water, there hasn’t been much for shallow water panfish reports, but start looking for them to move into more shallow water when the temperatures rise. On Clearwater Lake, Sugar Lake...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The City Nature Challenge has grown from a friendly competition between the California Academy of Sciences and the Natural History Museum...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   Organic materials, such as compost, plant residues or manure, do wonders for garden soil and plant health. If you’ve been adding organic...
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA EXTENSION - www.extension.umn.edu   The Bugeja family’s cat, Frodo, lover of both catmint and catnip   This past week, I managed to spy subtle hints of spring. Wild ramps ...
This week we put together some springtime recipes, hoping it will bring a warming change to our weather. All can be considered “one dish meals,” and prepared in under an hour (except for the cake)....
City ordinances and the controversy surrounding the large Trump flag made for a lengthy discussion during the Buffalo City Council’s Monday, April 5 meeting, which was held both in-person and...

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